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Patricia earned her Master of Arts in Voice and Speech from Antioch University, and became a Designated Linklater Voice Teacher in 1998. She has worked as Speech, Dialect, Voice, and Audition Coach for actors both on and Off-Broadway, in feature and independent films, documentaries, and television. Patricia was recently voted ‘Favorite Dialect Coach in New York’ in the Back Stage Readers Choice Awards and her work was the subject of a featured article in MORE Magazine entitled: “The Sound of Experience”.
Her highly acclaimed textbook, Classically Speaking – Dialects for Actors, is used in university, conservatory, and actor training programs throughout the United States and abroad.
In her 20 plus years of acting and teaching, Patricia has coached a wide range of stage and screen actors including Harvey Keitel, Lynn Redgrave, Jean Reno, Drea De Matteo, Elias Koteas, Gina Gershon, Michael Esper, Leila Bekhti, Geraldine Nakache, Manu Payet, the Wonder Girls, as well as business professionals at Court TV, Merck Pharmaceuticals, Merrill Lynch, Goldman Sachs, IBM, among others.
Abroad, she has served as a member of the American delegation to the International Theatre Institute 23rd World Congress in Marseilles, to the Swedish Theatre Union Biennial in Vaxjo, and as panelist for the Durrenmatt Theatre Festival in Singapore, at the invitation of the Swiss embassy.
William Esper Acting Studio
New School University, MFA Acting Program
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